Wednesday, April 12, 2017

LB 2017.  Week 11.  Inspired by Lindsay Weirich.

Monday, April 10, 2017

LB 2017.  Week 13.  Inspired by Annie Hamman, "Soulful You".

Sunday, April 9, 2017

My new passion, charcoal drawing faces with a touch of acrylic or other mixed media. 

Thursday, March 30, 2017

My first paper clay sculpture is a "Pussyhat Lady" with a broken heart.
HS2107. Week 12 Lesson Paper clay sculpture with Jennifer Albin.

Friday, March 24, 2017

HS 2017.  Week 11. Mixed Media inspired by the lesson with  Kattania Miller.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

I painted "movement" in lesson 3 of the course
The art of expression with Katrina Koltes.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

I painted "behind the mask" in lesson 2 of the course
The art of expression with Katrina Koltes.

Sunday, March 12, 2017


HS 2017. Week 10 Inspired by Galia AlenaIt is fun to do the drips! 

Thursday, March 9, 2017

In my art journal. Playing with new art supplies
and practicing new techniques learned in the last two months. 

Sunday, March 5, 2017

I created this artwork with graphite and charcoal only!
Inspired by Katrina Koltes' course:  The art of expression.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Warm up exercise.  The Art of Expression, inspired by Katrina Koltes.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

OMG... I can't believe I just did that.  Great teacher Katrina Koltes!!! 
Started with watercolor and charcoal, then added gesso and pastels.

Charcoal & Gesso.  Warm up inspired from the course The art of expression with Katrina Koltes.

Friday, February 24, 2017

"Light of Gratitude" inspired by Jamie Dougherty.
Life Book 2017.  Week 8.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

My first "primarily pastel" painting, inspired by Marie Ndolo.
 HS 2107.Week 8.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

HS 2017. Week 6. "Butterfly Dream" inspired by Olga Furman's lesson. 

Saturday, February 4, 2017


My original drawing with black and white charcoal pencils only.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

This lesson inspired me to create her hair in this original artwork. 

LB 2017.  Week 5.  Abstract with Wendy Brightbill.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

I painted this artwork with acrylic paint and mixed media.
"Letting Go" inspired by Lucy Chen.
HS 2017.  Week 4.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

I needed to create this artwork in support of the Women's Marches 
 around the world and the anti-Trump (pro-rights for all) movement.
 
Cher said during a rally:  "you can be depressed, or you can get involved”
So, I had to do something…!       

Sunday, January 22, 2017

To create this portrait, I was inspired by a lesson with Misty Mawn.
Life Book 2017.  Week 3.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

HS 2017. WEEK 3 – TWILIGHT MAGIC inspired by NIKOL WIKMAN's lesson. 


Sunday, January 15, 2017

Bear Medicine Mixed Media Painting inspired by Native American Spirituality,
and what Bear Medicine represents.  HS2017.  Week 2  Lesson with Jennifer Albin.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

She was supposed to be my third charcoal only drawing.
I had so much fun, I couldn't stop.
She now is a charcoal drawing turned mixed media painting.  :-)

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Second drawing with charcoal only!  

My first time drawing with charcoal.
Black and White Charcoal only!

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

My artwork "Journey with the Light", inspired by Tamara Laporte.
Week 1.  Life Book 2017.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Life Book 2017.  Week 1.  Warm Up. 
My "word" for this year is "LET GO"... of expectations of all kind!

Sunday, November 6, 2016


Learning Lettering  "Chunky Versals"with Martha Lever.  
Life Book 2016. Week 43. 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

My artwork "Music Abstract", inspired by Cinnamon Cooney.  10-26-2016
Acrylics on Canvas 18 x 24.  

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

My artwork "Rainy Day" inspired by YouTube videos and Pinterest.  10-19-2016
Acrylics on Canvas 18 x 24.  

Sunday, September 25, 2016

My mixed media artwork inspired by Ivy Newport " Be your own Angel". 
Life Book 2016. Week 39.


Tuesday, September 6, 2016

My mixed media artwork "Smiling Heart" inspired by Angela Kennedy.
Week 37. Life Book 2016.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

My artwork inspired by Annie Hamman "Unfolding into Intuitive Art".
Week 36. Life Book 2016.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

My artwork inspired  by a lesson with Jane & Tamara "JAM".
Week 35.  Life Book 2016.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

I approached this lesson with the attitude of “just relax and play”.
That was FUN.  All the pieces are paint over collaged papers.
Week 34. LB 2016. 
With Roben-Marie Roberts Smith, "Reaching Around And From Within".


I am learning to enjoy painting with watercolor, with Wyanne Thompson "Just Bloom".
Week 33.  Life Book 2106.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

My artwork "Buddha" inspired by Jane Font (Painting with Jane).  August 2016.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

I painted a small one like this a few months ago (inspired by Donna Downey).  
I chose to re-create this black & White larger. 

Tuesday, August 2, 2016


 My 2 Expressive Impressionist Florals.  Inspired by Tamara Laporte.  
Week 32.  Life Book 2016.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

My artwork inspired by Jane Font (Painting with Jane) "Coming Up Roses".
16 x 20 Canvas.  Acrylic paint. 

Sunday, July 24, 2016

I love this artwork SO much; I re-created it on a large vertical canvas 18 x 24.
Abstract Cityscape.  Inspired by Jane Font.  “A walk in the rain”.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

I painted this whimsical girl yesterday. First with watercolor (inspired by Jane Davenport), 
then with mixed media to give her my own style!  Week 30.  LB 2016.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

My first Abstract Cityscape.  16 x 20 Canvas.
Inspired by Jane Font (Painting with Jane)  “A walk in the rain”.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

I am practicing new techniques in my art journal. First attempt at Abstract Figurative.
Collage. Complementary colors.  Inspired by Ivette Newport.

Friday, July 15, 2016

My Mixed Media Artwork created 07-14-16, on a large canvas 18 x 24.
(Inspired by Cinnamon Cooney)
A close-up of the dress texture (acrylic paint and glass beads medium).

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

July.  My artwork inspired by Tamara Laporte “Embracing All of You”.  
Week 28.  Life Book 2016.